Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 November 2051 Monday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | November 2051

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 25 November 2051 at 04:02.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2051 after 20 days on 17 December 2051 at 16:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 641 / 1594

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 641 of Meeus index or 1594 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 38 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2051. It is 1 hour and 9 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 54 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 9 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠187.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠187.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠214.3°.

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of perigee on 17 November 2051 at 10:55 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 29 November 2051 at 23:42 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 401 627 km

The Moon is 401 627 km (249 559 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 942 km (252 241 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 16 November 2051 at 01:34 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 29 November 2051 at 08:08 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 20 November 2051 at 02:16 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.736°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.781° at the point of next southern standstill on 4 December 2051 at 11:27 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 3 December 2051 at 09:37 in ♐ Sagittarius the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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